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 2020-07-06 12:50 

News24

Woman collapses, dies in Tshwane customer care centre queue...

A customer care centre in Soshanguve, Tshwane has been closed after a customer collapsed and died while standing in a queue....

 2020-07-06 12:47 

News24

Back to school: Eastern Cape postpones return of Grades R, 6 and 11 as Covid-19 cases rise...

Pupils in Grades R, 6 and 11 in the Eastern Cap would head back on 20 July instead....

 2020-07-06 12:42 

Uganda Radio Network

House Prices Fell in Kampala, Wakiso between April and June UBOS...

Ibrahim Mugera, a real estate dealer, said it is a buyers' market currently and anyone with little money can get themselves a property at a bargain. He said people currently don't have money and those who have are not spending it, yet expatriates ...

 2020-07-06 12:39 

Mail & Guardian

Disease and the disorder in the Covid-19 crisis...

What do Covid-19, the killing of George Floyd and the toppling of statues express about the human condition at this time of disease-anxiety and global economic recession? The post Disease and the disorder in the Covid-19 crisis appeared first on The Mail ...

 2020-07-06 12:36 

News24

US to offer Zim US$60 million in food aid...

The US is to offer Zimbabwe US$60 million in food aid and some agricultural goods will be imported duty free....

 2020-07-06 12:32 

News24

Long 'pre-season' needed for SA rugby's restart? Not in these times...

While there is no correct answer to what constitutes a proper conditioning period, SA's teams might not need a particularly long period of contact training to prepare for competitive play....

 2020-07-06 12:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Paidha Black Angles FC Target Return to Uganda Premier League...

Bhakit Yahya, the club's Chief executive officer says, they are using absence of active football to develop strategies of raising finances to attain their target of qualifying to Uganda premier league and retaining their position in the country's top tier...

 2020-07-06 12:30 

Business Live

NEVA MAKGETLA: Let's not repeat the mistakes of flashy megaprojects...

Mass community jobs programmes can build the economy in a much more equitable way...

 2020-07-06 12:30 

Business Live

Plotters of Carlos Ghosn's escape ask US politicians for help...

Michael Taylor and his son, Peter, have not denied they were involved in Ghosn's flight, but they argue in court filings that aiding a bail jumper is not a crime under Japan's penal code...

 2020-07-06 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers to get automatic personalised discounts...

Pick n Pay's Smart Shopper will this month automatically load personalised discounts directly onto a customer's loyalty card....

 2020-07-06 12:29 

News24

China aims to phase out sale of live poultry at food markets...

China vowed to gradually phase out the slaughter and sale of live poultry at food markets, in a move welcomed by animal rights activists amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-06 12:17 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Isingiro District Surveillance Trucks Breakdown...

All vehicles from Production and Veterinary allotted to health department and the one they received from Health Ministry that were meant to help in surveillance bogged down....

 2020-07-06 12:12 

News24

Serjeant at the Bar | Judge Norman Davis proves he is the exception to the rule...

Serjeant at the Bar write that Judge Norman Davis remains an exception among judges in that he went against the grain and delivered a judgment that is legally inexplicable....

 2020-07-06 12:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Secures UGX 56B COVID-19 Education Recovery Grant...

The project is expected to run for 18 months and will benefit 14.6 million learners in pre-primary, primary, and lower-secondary education cycles, and 406,000 teachers and school administrators. It will focus on ensuring continued learning during the clos...

 2020-07-06 12:03 

Mail & Guardian

Pandemic-induced human rights violations a double tragedy to humanity...

The conflation of human rights violations and a pandemic leave the most vulnerable marginalised. Equitable and democratic societies are needed to fight against this The post Pandemic-induced human rights violations a double tragedy to humanity appeared fi...

 2020-07-06 12:01 

The New Humanitarian

Rethinking Humanitarianism: Welcome to the debate...

The humanitarian aid sector is having a moment of reckoning. Join the conversation about its future....

 2020-07-06 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

How lockdown unlocked online potential for Loot and the end of the line for brick-and-mortar stores...

In South Africa, it has taken a new coronavirus to fast-track online shopping, but the surge in demand has been hampered by logistic and supply constraints....

 2020-07-06 11:59 

Standard Digital

Meet Caroline Tegeret, the first female Ogiek lawyer...

Caroline Tegeret is the female lawyer from Ogiek community. Her admission to the bar signals a lifeline for Ogiek's fight for land rights....

 2020-07-06 11:55 

News24

Nearly 40 feared dead as torrential rains hit southwest Japan...

Nearly 40 people were feared dead as torrential rains continued to hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu, with river banks at risk of bursting and new evacuation orders put in place....

 2020-07-06 11:54 

Mail & Guardian

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket...

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners The post Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-06 11:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Investigates Brutal Murder in Major General Kyaligonza's Farm...

The deceased's body was found by residents lying in a pool of blood on Kyaligonza's in Kitindura village in Ruhunga parish Buhimba Sub County on Sunday evening....

 2020-07-06 11:42 

Standard Digital

If the family is under attack, the State is under attack warns Uhuru...

The National Crime Research Centre is expected to deliver an advisory to the security agencies on remedial action by end of 30 days...

 2020-07-06 11:38 

Mail & Guardian

Malawi celebrates independence day, but the first president left his mark...

The historical record shows that Malawi's difficulties under Hastings Banda were evident at the very moment of the country's founding The post Malawi celebrates independence day, but the first president left his mark appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2020-07-06 11:35 

Business Live

City of Joburg given until Friday to pass its budget...

The deadline was missed after a meeting last week Tuesday was adjourned to Thursday to allow political parties represented in council to 'consult'...

 2020-07-06 11:35 

Business Live

JSE lifts on economic recovery hopes...

Investors are showing optimism at the beginning of the new trading week, and stock markets are set to extend gains, one analyst says...

 2020-07-06 11:35 

The New Humanitarian

TNH@25 | Rethinking Humanitarianism...

A look at the past, present, and future of crisis response....

 2020-07-06 11:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Cyclists Challenge COVID-19 Restrictions in Court...

A group led by the five directors of the National Federation of Professional Cyclists Network contends that the restrictions are not acceptable in a free and fair democratic society. They add that the restriction on the bodaboda transport business is unju...

 2020-07-06 11:23 

Business Report (IOL)

Steinhoff International share price surges by more than 13% on the JSE...

Steinhoff International share price surged by more than 13 percent on the JSE today after the troubled retailer announced that it is fully committed in settling litigation....

 2020-07-06 11:16 

News24

Covid-19: Gauteng not looking at a hard lockdown, but rather stricter measures...

The Gauteng government says it's ready to deal with the expected increase in coronavirus cases and it has not asked the national government to enforce a hard lockdown in the province....

 2020-07-06 11:15 

The New Humanitarian

As home births rise in Nepal, so do fears for maternal health...

COVID-19 is curbing health access across the globe. Here's how infection fears, lockdowns, and reduced services are hitting Nepal's pregnant women....

 2020-07-06 11:13 

News24

'The next step is needed' - Algeria president expects France to apologise for colonial past...

Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president has said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures....

 2020-07-06 11:07 

News24

Rabz Maxwane looks to benefit from Elton Jantjies's vision...

Rabz Maxwane says he is looking forward to being one of the chief beneficiaries of Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies's vision....

 2020-07-06 11:05 

News24

EXPLAINER | What we know about plans to bring back Gauteng's hard lockdown...

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku has reportedly called on the National Coronavirus Command Council to reintroduce a hard lockdown in the province amid a spike in Covid-19 cases....

 2020-07-06 11:01 

Business Report (IOL)

Africa Cash N Carry in bitter feud with SARS auditors and former CEO...

Ex-CEO is accused of swindling the company out of tens of millions of rand before starting his own business competing in the same space....

 2020-07-06 11:00 

Standard Digital

Key takeaways from President Uhurus economy reopening speech...

These are the list of key takeaways from President Uhuru's speech on coronavirus response....

 2020-07-06 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sector likely to continue growing is tertiary education, due to population's young age...

South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) is on a trajectory of getting a lot worse, for longer, before it gets better....

 2020-07-06 10:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Saloon Operators Storm RDC's Office, Demand Capital To Start Alternative Businesses...

The operators who stormed the RDC's office in Monday morning also protested against the delayed distribution of relief food despite being identified as vulnerable groups by the president....

 2020-07-06 10:39 

Business Live

Steinhoff share jumps after assuring market about settlements...

The legal claims include a R59bn lawsuit by former chair Christo Wiese...

 2020-07-06 10:39 

Business Live

Pandemic forces Paris fashion week to make foray into online world...

Labels have made films to showcase their clothes instead of staging sometimes extravagant, real-world shows...

 2020-07-06 10:39 

Business Live

Rand slumps as market waits for news to aid direction...

The local currency had firmed to an intraday best of R16.87/$, following some emerging market strength towards the end of last week...

 2020-07-06 10:37 

Standard Digital

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Indian-soldiers-unarmed-and-caught-by-surprise-in-China-clash-families-say...

China-has-not-provided-evidence-of-Indian-aggression-Chinas-defence-ministry-did-not-respond-to-a-request-for-comment...

 2020-07-06 10:25 

News24

Covid-19 lockdown: United Gyms takes govt to court in bid to get back on the treadmill...

United Gyms and Fitness Facilities is taking government to court in a desperate bid to have gyms and fitness centres reopened during the lockdown....

 2020-07-06 10:25 

News24

JUST IN | All private preschools may open immediately, court rules...

All private preschools and early childhood development centres may open with immediate effect, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled....

 2020-07-06 10:17 

Standard Digital

Covid 19: Uhuru announces phased re-opening of country...

Order to reopen is given conditionally, if situation deteriorates, well revert to lockdown, President says...

 2020-07-06 10:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Atleast-21-drown-after-boat-capsizes-in-Nigeria...

The-incident-is-not-the-first-in-the-central-African-country-which-experiences-such-disasters-almost-on-an-annual-basis...

 2020-07-06 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA bond market hanging in the balance...

The South African bond market will be slaughtered if the debt-to-GDP ratio continues to deteriorate....

 2020-07-06 09:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Yumbe RDC Interdicted Over Corruption, Disclosure of Information...

"In accordance with section F-5 paragraph 8 of the Public Service standing orders 2010, I'm interdicting and forwarding you to the Rewards and Sanctions Committee of Office of the President. You are barred from exercising duties and functions of R...

 2020-07-06 09:49 

News24

Over 160 people killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's murder...

Police confirm at least 166 deaths in violent protests over killing of popular Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessa....

 2020-07-06 09:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Upbeat about Installation of CCTV Cameras in Moroto...

Security Cameras have so far been installed in nine spots across Moroto district in line with a government initiative to curtail organized crime in major towns, cities and municipalities. This was initiated at the height of an unprecedented wave of murder...

 2020-07-06 09:43 

Business Live

Welfare states and strong public health systems help Europe to edge US in recovery...

From Germany to Greece flare-ups are contained by localised restrictions while economies have reopened steadily...

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